Florida Medical Space
              Game Changers  
           Volume II   Issue 38                                                      
                                 September 20, 2013    


                         South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:   

                       Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades

                                                                              From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com
Issue No.
Calendar of Current Events

SFHNG Presents

Healthcare Breakfast Networking

Wed., Sept. 25 | 7:45-9:30 am

Hialeah Hospital

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WHEN Presents... 


Hot Topics in Healthcare

Thurs., Sept. 26 | 5-8 pm


The Palace | Coral Gables 

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SFMGMA Presents


Legal Changes and Challenges in Healthcare:



Thurs., Sept 26 | 5:30-8 pm


South Miami Medical Arts Building


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AAFP Presents

Buying or Starting a Practice - What You Need to Know


Thurs., Oct. 3 | 6-9 pm

Sheraton Airport & Cruise Port Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale


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BCMA Presents...


Women Physician Networking


Wed., Oct. 9 | 6:30-9 pm


Riverside Hotel, Las Olas | Ft. Lauderdale


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FHIcommunications presents a Healthcare Roundtable Event:  

Tues., Oct. 8

7:30-9:30 am  

FHIcommunications Announces October Healthcare Roundtable 
Chronic Disease Management 

Imperial Club, Aventura
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Jackson campaign begins for $830 million bond issue


Health officials and civic leaders on Tuesday (9-17) kicked off the political campaign to persuade Miami-Dade voters to approve $830 million in upgrades for Jackson Health System, the county's public hospital network, financed by a property-tax hike.


With a special election scheduled for Nov. 5, voters will hear many messages about Jackson's life-saving efforts and future Jackson Memorial Hospital plans as part of the campaign, which is led by the political committee Citizens for a Healthy Miami-Dade.


Tuesday's event at the Lois Pope LIFE Center in Miami marked the official launch of the campaign, though proponents have been working behind the scenes for months and raised more than $1 million in donations since May.


Among the community leaders in attendance and supporting the bond measure were Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami...


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Medical Practice Marketing Event  

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Boca Raton Regional Hospital Utilizing First Drug-eluting Stent for Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease

Hospital First in Palm Beach County to Offer Device


W. Anthony Lee, MD
W. Anthony Lee, MD

Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital announced on September 11 that vascular surgeons at the institution are now employing the first FDA-approved drug-eluting stent in the treatment of patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the superficial femoral artery. Boca Regional is the first hospital in Palm Beach County to utilize the device.


"With this device, we will begin to undergo a revolution in the management of peripheral artery disease that mirrors the advances realized when drug-eluting stents were introduced in treating coronary artery disease," said W. Anthony Lee, MD, Director of the Endovascular Program at Boca Regional's Christine E. Lynn Heart & Vascular Institute. "We believe this approach will fast become the standard of care for patients with PAD."


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